[Samba] Don't be afraid to answer this question!!!

Chris McKeever cgmckeever at prupref.com
Tue May 27 00:24:24 GMT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leonardo Rodríguez [mailto:leonardorleon at cantv.net]

> Hi List,
> I really need your help....
> I have been working with Samba 2.2.8 configuring it as a PDC with two
> members, one with windows XP and the other with RedHat 7.3. So, I have
> three machines, one with RedHat 7.3 as a PDC, another with 
> RedHat 7.3 as a
> PDC member and another with Windows XP as a PDC member too.
> Well, so far I have joined my XP machine and my RedHat 
> machine into the PDC
> machine without any problem.
> The Windows machine works fine but my RedHat machine doesn't.
> The thing is that I can't log into my machine graphically 
> using the PDC
> users but I do can log into my machine using the text mode, 
> why does this
> happen? 

how do you have your redhat 7.3 member configured to grab user information
from the rh7.3 server?

> I can see the PDC users in my machine when I run the wbinfo 
> command but
> when I try to access a shared folder using the PDC users I can't do it
> anyway but in the windows side it works perfectly...

hmm...I thought winbind was only to suck users and give uid's to them from a
windows domain..maybe you have a cached list 

> Any clue about it? I'm using the winbind service modifying the
> /etc/pam.d/samba file in order to log into my machine using Samba but
> without any success...
> Another interesting thing is that I could all this using a Windows PDC
> instead.... isn't it weird?

I think that rolls back to the winbind comment above

> What am I doing wrong? What did I miss?
> Thanks in advance
> Leonardo......
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